A boy has suffered facial injuries after an assault in Crawley.
The victim, a 16-year-old boy, was walking with another teenager on playing fields off Gainsborough Road, Tilgate around 4.15pm on Thursday (July 25).
The pair were approached by a group of around 11 teenagers before one of them punched the victim in the face. The victim suffered a fractured eye socket and was taken to hospital.
The suspect is described as a white boy, in his late teens, 6’, of medium build, with brown hair and facial stubble.
Anyone who witnessed the assault or saw a group of teenagers acting suspiciously in this area at this time is asked to report information online or by calling 101.
Author: Hannah Butt